The Library

A collection of handbooks, guidelines, reports, publications and other documents relating to local government and community services and programs.

The Library is the main repository for any and all informational materials from DCED, from tax forms and program guidelines to local government resources and industry profiles. Use the folders on the left to explore a particular category. If you are not able to find what you are looking for, please feel free to contact us.

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Wireless Telecommunications 2016
  1 files      172 downloads
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Township Supervisors Handbook
  1 files      616 downloads
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Township Commissioners Handbook
  1 files      323 downloads
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Taxation Manual
  1 files      666 downloads
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Tax Collectors Manual
  1 files      2757 downloads
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Solicitor’s Handbook
  1 files      322 downloads
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Regional Police Services in Pennsylvania
  1 files      287 downloads
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Referendum Handbook
  1 files      525 downloads
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Purchasing Handbook
  1 files      520 downloads
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Public Works Manual
  1 files      251 downloads
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Planning Specifically for Agriculture
  1 files      181 downloads
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Planning Series 10: Reducing Land Use Barriers to Affordable Housing
  1 files      172 downloads
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Planning Series 09: The Zoning Officer
  1 files      278 downloads
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Planning Series 08: Subdivision and Land Development in Pennsylvania
  1 files      405 downloads
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Planning Series 07: Special Exceptions, Conditional Uses and Variances
  1 files      647 downloads
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Planning Series 06: The Zoning Hearing Board
  1 files      507 downloads
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Planning Series 05: Technical Information on Floodplain Management
  1 files      216 downloads
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Planning Series 04: Zoning
  1 files      428 downloads
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Planning Series 03: The Comprehensive Plan in Pennsylvania
  1 files      298 downloads
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Planning Series 02: The Planning Commission in Pennsylvania
  1 files      395 downloads
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Planning Series 01: Local Land Use Controls in Pennsylvania
  1 files      280 downloads
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Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code (Act 247 of 1968)
  1 files      1087 downloads
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PA Books Fax Order Form
  1 files      12195 downloads
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Open Meetings: The Sunshine Act
  1 files      404 downloads
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Municipal Pension Handbook
  1 files      201 downloads
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Municipal Authorities in Pennsylvania
  1 files      428 downloads
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Model Hiring Manual For Pennsylvania Municipalities Pdf
  1 files      238 downloads
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Manufacturing Week Sept 28 – Oct 2 2015 Pdf
  1 files      139 downloads
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Manual for Municipal Secretaries
  1 files      365 downloads
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Manual for Local Taxpayers Bill of Rights and Real Property Taxpayer Programs (Act 50 of 1998)
  1 files      164 downloads
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Manual for County Commissioners
  1 files      184 downloads
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Manual for County Chief Clerks and Administrators
  1 files      173 downloads
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Local Government Regulation of Wireless Telecommunications Facilities
  1 files      164 downloads
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Local Government Fact Sheet
  1 files      183 downloads
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Intergovernmental Cooperation Handbook
  1 files      200 downloads
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Home Rule Governance in Pennsylvania
  1 files      291 downloads
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GCLGS Booklet 2015 – 2016
  1 files      3769 downloads
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Fiscal Management Handbook
  1 files      434 downloads
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Financial Monitoring Workbook 2011 Pdf
  1 files      254 downloads
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Elective Office in Local Government
  1 files      443 downloads
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Debt Management Handbook
  1 files      265 downloads
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DCED Chart of Accounts for Municipalities
  1 files      489 downloads
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Council of Governments Director’s Handbook 2016
  1 files      229 downloads
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City Government in Pennsylvania
  1 files      57 downloads
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Citizen’s Guide to Pennsylvania Local Government Pdf
  1 files      401 downloads
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Business Taxes 2016
  1 files      320 downloads
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Boundary Change Procedures
  1 files      357 downloads
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Borough Mayor’s Manual
  1 files      532 downloads
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Borough Council Handbook
  1 files      565 downloads
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Auditor’s Guide
  1 files      448 downloads
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Administering Police Services in Small Communities
  1 files      226 downloads
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Address Search Application Instructions Pdf
  1 files      23641 downloads
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Act 47: Municipalities Financial Recovery Act
  1 files      173 downloads
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